Geographical Methods of Scientific Research

Geographical Methods of Scientific Research

Study Cycle: 2

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 15

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Krevs Marko, prof. dr. Ogrin Darko

- methodological foundations of geographical scientific research,
- research approach, types of research design,
- definition of the aim, objectives, research questions and working hypotheses in geographical scientific research work; evaluation of research questions,
- selected procedures of geographical scientific methodology - analysis, synthesis, induction and deduction,
- methods and stages of work of scientific knowledge acquisition in geography - collection of material, observation, description, explanation,
- selected methods and techniques of physical-geographical, socio-geographical and regional-geographical investigation,
- models, modeling and model geographic approaches to the study of the landscape, the region, the geographic environment,
- writing scientific and professional texts (geographical study, student professional and scientific works, scientific and professional publications, structure of scientific and professional texts),
- presentation of methodology (research course) and methods in a scientific text,
- critical analysis of the scientific method in the selected scientific article;
independent design of a scientific research, project work and its presentation.